Home' Visitors Guide : Spring 2011 Contents BOWRAL
THIS MONTH the Gibraltar Hotel begins a new chapter
in its history as it unveils the sophisticated Bowral Day Spa,
created to elevate the art of luxury and indulgence for which
the Hotel is already renowned.
The day spa at Gibraltar Hotel and Spa is reason alone to
travel to the Southern Highlands.
Located in the secluded upper levels of Gibraltar Hotel,
pure indulgence awaits you as you step out of your busy
world into the tranquillity of five oversized, luxurious treatment
rooms, each beautifully appointed to match the décor of the
A menu of treatments is available for men and women
each complementing the elegance and sophistication of the
Southern Highlands lifestyle.
Guests are greeted in the serenity room before enjoying a
traditional Aboriginal foot ritual and "smudging ceremony".
Each room is private and leads to a further treatment room,
allowing for ease of movement and privacy at the spa for
The spa has two Vichy shower rooms, allowing visitors the
opportunity to be pampered in comfort when enjoying a
body scrub, buff, wrap or massage.
Qualified therapists are trained to advise
on which range of treatments would suit
you best, and ensure your visit to the day
spa is a memorable one. Treatments are
modular and can be combined.
Bowral Day Spa uses a combination of
the Australian LI'TYA and internationally
renowned Pevonia Botanica spa care
product ranges providing a physical and
emotional barrier from the outside
"Bowral Day Spa is the ideal
setting for rejuvenation and the
perfect anecdote to escape
a frenetic 21st century
lifestyle," spa manager
Karen O'Reilly said.
"Our professionally trained
therapists provide guests
with a peaceful and serene
indulgence, many mixed with
a blend of sensations and
experiences derived from the
Bowral Day Spa is for
people interested in their
wellbeing. The decadent
range of treatments are
world recognised and
cater for women, men,
couples in the dual treatment rooms and of course, weddings
After each treatment guests are served rejuvenating Julu
herbal tea in the Serenity Room.
The Spa's signature treatment is the Mala Mayi Body
Treatment given rave reviews by Condé Nast Traveller UK
and Spain, Harpers and Queen London and British and
The Mala Mayi incorporates a full body cleanse,
exfoliation, Mapi mud wrap, an invigorating head and scalp
massage and is followed by an exquisite "rain therapy"
under the pulsing Vichy shower.
Mala Mayi concludes with the signature massage -- the
LI'TYA Kodo massage.
The spa's extensive treatment menu includes a range of full
body exfoliations and desert salt scrubs.
Bowral Day Spa also offers prenatal massages using
specially LI'TYA Pregnancy blend of macadamia and
camellia oils and the comfort of its 'pre natal pillow'.
"LI'TYA's and Pevonia Botanica's philosophies closely
mirror the hotel's ongoing commitment to environmental
sustainability and supporting Aboriginal communities," Karen
The uniquely Australian LI'TYA range is based upon
knowledge held by Australia's Aboriginal peoples.
It is 98.5 per cent natural using pure botanical bases from
organic Australian native plants and raw ingredients.
Most of its native plants are sourced from Australian
Indigenous Foods -- a co-op that buys from Aboriginal
communities throughout Australia.
The Spa's signature treatment is
the Mala Mayi Body Treatment
given rave reviews by Condé
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